Asset Management Systems Insights


Industry Unprepared for the New World of OTC Derivatives Trading

5th June 2014

Company: IPC
It is still early days in the trading of over the counter (OTC) derivatives on swap execution facilities (SEFs) and organised trading facilities (OTFs). Even though it has been over four years since the G20 first proposed initiatives to mitigate systemic risk and promote transparency in the global OTC derivatives market, practitioners believe the... read more

Show Report: TSAM Europe 2014

7th April 2014

Company: bobsguide
Bobsguide was present for TSAM Europe last week which was being held at the Lancaster Hotel in London. Europe’s biggest event on buy-side strategy, performance and operation technology had plenty to offer with a packed agenda for the day spread over three floors. The event offered the buy-side the opportunity to receive the best advice... read more

O2 Mobile Wallet - Why are wallets failing?

13th February 2014

Company: bobsguide
At the turn of the year, 02, which is a UK mobile network operator (MNO) owned by Spain’s Telefonica group, shut down its much trumpeted 18-month old mobile wallet service. In this bobsguide blogger (aka contributing editor) update from Sirpa Nordlund, Mobey Forum’s executive director, she considers the reasons why the O2... read more

The tech year in review and numbers

18th December 2013

Company: bobsguide
As 2013 draws to a close, minds naturally turn towards the most significant technology and finance events of the year and the standout stories and numbers of the year, such as the prevalence of cyber-security attacks and countermeasures, discussions about if big data is a big deal and if the cloud is going to rain on your parade as an internal... read more

Show Report: Bloomberg Enterprise Tech Summit discusses operations, trading and efficiency

11th December 2013

Company: bobsguide
The future of trading was discussed among much else at the 2013 Bloomberg Enterprise Tech Summit on 10 December at London’s Level 39 fintech space in Canary Wharf this week by Antoine Shagoury, chief operating officer (COO) at the London Stock Exchange (LSE) and Alasdair Haynes, chief executive at the newcomer Aquis Exchange, writes Neil... read more

IDC Financial Insights’ Top 10 Predictions for 2014

11th December 2013

Company: bobsguide
IDC Financial Insights has released its 2014 Predictions for Worldwide Financial Services (FS) next year, with the consultancy predicting an overall IT spend next year of in excess of $430bn, reports Neil Ainger. Compliance data management will merge with analytics to deliver truly useful ‘big data’, while the omnichannel including... read more

What’s SOA got to do with it?

18th November 2013

Company: BIAN
Five years on from the financial crisis of 2008, it would be easy to point to this economic disaster as the reason for the changing face of retail banking, but it is not the only cause. Technology and the drive to cut costs and increase interoperability via the adoption of flexible service orientated architectures (SOAs) is an even bigger driver... read more
The interplay between data management and data governance

The interplay between data management and data governance

15th November 2013

By Mark Johnson, Asset Control Recent research from Deloitte showed that 42 percent of firms do not monitor what is actually going on in their data management processes*. At the same time, 62 percent feel this is the biggest thing to improve in 2014. That 62 percent are right. Effective data management is fundamental to an effective... read more

Outages, regs and tech discussed at the 2013 Mondo Visione Exchange Forum

14th November 2013

Company: bobsguide
Amid a discussion about the prevalence of outages at trading venues at the 2013 Mondo Visione Exchange Forum this week, Jon Ross, chief technology officer (CTO) at KCG, which of course suffered its own brokerage technology problems last year, said that he welcomed recent developments such as NYSE saying it’d use BATS’ systems in the... read more

Post-trade Processing: Examining The New Environment

10th October 2013

At a recent summit on synthetic finance, Laura Craft, co-chair of the FIX Trading Community Global Post-Trade Working Group and director of product strategy at Traiana, moderated a panel discussion which focussed on the role of post-trade in equity swaps. The panel was comprised of HSBC’s Dominic Amura, JP Morgan’s Stuart Neale and... read more